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Islam and the "Killing of Innocents"

The Gatestone Institute 18 September 2014
By Denis MacEoin


"No religion condones the killing of innocents." — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. "Islam is a religion of peace." — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. "There is a place for violence in Islam. There is a place for jihad in Islam." — U.K. Imam Anjem Choudary, CBN News, April 5, 2010.

 

Kosovar Imams Arrested In Bid To Stem Militant Recruiting

Radio Free Europe 18 September 2014

Fifteen influential Muslim leaders have been arrested across Kosovo in a crackdown targeting what authorities say is a recruiting network for Islamic State militants and

 

Viennese 'jihadist' teen girls alive in Syria

The Local 18 September 2014

The two teenage girls, 16 year-old Samra and 15 year-old Sabina, left Vienna in April. "Don't look for us. We will serve Allah, and we will die for him," were their parting

 

ISIS Using Christian Homes in Mosul As Factories for Explosive Devices

A number of Mosul residents have said that ISIS has turned Christians homes into factories for improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and car bombs. In interviews with ankawa.com,

 

Canadian IS Jihadist Wants to ‘Play Soccer’ with Heads of US Decapitated Soldiers

IBTimes 18 September 2014
By Sounak Mukhopadhyay

The Islamic State has apparently found a "cheerleader" in Canada. The man from Greater Toronto Area continues to defend the actions of the Middle-Eastern extremists group on

 

Sleepwalking Toward Armageddon

Sam Harris Blog 16 September 2014
By Sam Harris

In his speech responding to the horrific murder of journalist James Foley by a British jihadist, President Obama delivered the following rebuke (using an alternate name for

 

Does moderate Islam exist?

The Jerusalem Post 16 September 2014

The guiding principle of the Islamic State (IS) is that Muslims must fight non-Muslims all over the world and offer them the following choices: Convert to Islam, pay a

 

Birmingham and Rotherham Examples Show How Radical Islam Took Hold in the U.K.

National Catholic Register 16 September 2014
By Joanna Bogle

Events in Iraq and Syria, and especially the murder of the young American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State of Syria (IS), have focused attention

 

Islam’s Nightclub Brawl

The National Review 16 September 2014
By Theodore Dalrymple

Youth, as everyone knows who has passed through it some time ago, is the age not of idealism but of self-importance, uncertainty masked by certitude and moral grandiosity

 

British Jihadi Doctor Poses with Severed Head, Calls Herself Daughter of Osama

International Business Times 16 September 2014
By Johnlee Varghese

A 21-year-old British medical student, who goes by the name of Mujahidah Bint Usama on Twitter, has shocked everyone by posting a picture wherein she can be seen with a severed

 

London: 10 Year Olds ‘Trained to be Junior Jihadists’ And World Community’s Response to ISIS

International Business Times AU 16 September 2014
By Sachin Trivedi

The London Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, Stephen Greenhalgh, has reportedly said that children as young as ten are being "trained to be junior jihadists" in the city.

 

Daily Jihad: Almost 1,000 French Nationals Waging Jihad In Iraq and Syria

Breitbart 16 September 2014
By Jordan Schachtel

France’s Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve estimated that roughly 930 of his citizens, including upwards of 60 being women, are waging jihad on behalf of Islamist groups in

 

Gandelman: Islamic State and the Nazis

News Herald 16 September 2014
By Joe Gandelman

Whither the Islamic State? That's a real double-edged question: where is the group otherwise known as ISIS headed, and can the United States and other civilized nations make

 

Turkey could take in Muslim Brotherhood leaders ousted from Qatar, Erdogan says

The Globe and Mail 16 September 2014

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey’s military is working on plans to establish a "buffer zone” against Islamic militants, on the country’s borders with

 

Portugal Fails to Heed Warnings from Spain About Jihadis

the Clarion Project 16 September 2014
By Soeren Kern

At least a dozen Portuguese nationals have joined jihadist groups fighting in Iraq and Syria, according to newestimates by Portuguese counter-terrorism officials. All of the

 

British Jihadis: How Widespread Is UK Extremism?

Sky News 16 September 2014
By Afua Hirsch, Social Affairs Editor

In the wake of the beheading of British hostage David Haines, there is a renewed focus on the role of UK Muslims in the conflict in the Middle East and the apparently British

 

Where Did the Islamic State Come From?

algemeiner 16 September 2014
By Abigail R. Esman

The simple answer – and the one you’ll hear most often – is that IS, or Islamic State (formerly ISIS) emerged out of al-Qaeda, gathering strength through the ongoing civil war

 

Without Iran, world leaders tackle ISIS

The Jerusalem Post 16 September 2014

WASHINGTON – Thirty nations sent delegates to Paris on Monday to discuss military coordination against Islamic State, but Iranians were not among them. Those in attendance,

 

Three hidden worries in the US fight against the Islamic State

The Australian 16 September 2014

THERE are plenty of potential problems to worry about in President Barack Obama’s decision to go on the offensive against Islamic State fighters, and many have gotten ample

 

9/11 hijackers funding: names and numbers

Money Jihad 13 September 2014

If you follow the money, the men in the middle of the disbursing of funds to the 9/11 hijackers were United Airlines Flight 175 hijacker-pilot Marwan al-Shehhi and a UAE-based

 
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